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News

09 Aug 2018

Free Soma Skool Production Course Places for MU Members Now Available

Shoogle Studios and the Musicians’ Union have teamed up once again to bring MU members the unmissable opportunity to attend a Soma Skool music production course.

05 Jul 2018

Musicians’ Union expresses disappointment at MEPs' decision to reject the Copyright Directive

The fight goes on to ensure fair payments for use of musicians’ and creators’ work online.

06 Jun 2018

MU Delighted by BBC Development in East London

The Musicians’ Union has expressed its delight at the exciting news that the BBC has announced plans for new music studios in Stratford.

05 Jun 2018

Changes to PRS's Tariff LP are approved by the Copyright Tribunal

The Copyright Tribunal has approved a revision to PRS’s Tariff LP following three years of discussions between PRS and representatives of the live sector.

23 Apr 2018

MU Highlights Black Music Programming at TUC Black Workers’ Conference

The Musicians’ Union (MU) was delighted to attend the Trades Union Congress (TUC) Black Workers’ Conference

23 Jan 2018

Musicians’ Union Opposes Change to YouTube’s Partner Programme

The Musicians’ Union (MU) opposes recent changes to the terms of YouTube’s Partner Programme. The changes will affect who can monetise content on the platform, and may affect MU members looking to grow their channels.

05 Dec 2017

Did you sign a recording contract in the 1960s, 1970s, 1980s or 1990s?

The MU is collating case studies of members who have recording agreements that date back to before the emergence of downloads and streaming as the predominant way in which consumers listen to recorded music.

19 Oct 2017

The MU is Here to Support You If You Face Inappropriate Behaviour at Work​

We are here to offer support and guidance if you face sexual harassment, exploitation or abuse at work. If you are an employed or self-employed musician, regardless of which part of the industry you work in, you can talk to us. We will listen.